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Anna Winkler

Anna Winkler has been practicing and teaching yoga since 1989, when she certified with the Sivananda Yoga Organization, in both India and Canada. She served as a volunteer staff member there for 6 years, assisting in Yoga Teacher Training courses and modeling for 2 yoga books, among other things. Anna has been practicing Ashtanga Yoga since 1997 (with Eddie Stern and other authorized teachers), and teaching Ashtanga since 2002. She has been studying and practicing Iyengar Yoga at Studio Yoga in Madison, NJ since 2007, where she received her second 500-hour teaching certificate. Anna teaches an Alignment Based Hatha Yoga class.…

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Danika Marie Hendrickson, CYT

Danika Marie Hendrickson, CYT, is a popular restorative yoga and Yin Yoga teacher. She has been leading restorative yoga retreats for more than a decade and regularly teaches in 200- and 500-hour teacher training programs. She is also an Ayurvedic practitioner and professional astrological counselor. DanikaHendrickson.com

Eddie Stern

Eddie Stern is a yoga teacher, author, and lecturer from New York City. He is known for his multidisciplinary approach to furthering education and access to yoga, as well as his teaching expertise in Ashtanga Yoga. He most recently created The Breathing App, which guides the user in a paced breathing exercise that balances the nervous system, helping to improve sleep, and reduce stress and anxiety. One Simple Thing: A New Look at the Science of Yoga and How It Can Transform Your Life is his first solo book. We highly recommend you purchase and read this book before the Retreat as Eddie will…

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Evry Mann

Evry Mann directed a nationally recognized program for homeless students for the Seattle Public Schools before becoming founder and senior advisor to the Center for Creative Education. Ev is an accomplished drummer and founder of POOK, the Percussion Orchestra of Kingston. He holds master’s degrees in religious studies from McGill University and music composition from Mills College.

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Gary Wheaton

Gary Wheaton has been a Buddhist practitioner and student of Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche since 2008. He has served as retreat cook, retreat organizer, retreat leader, and teacher’s assistant. Professionally he is a human resources director, with expertise in conflict resolution and coaching.

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Gena Rho

Gena Rho is an educator, dancer, yogini and certified Essential Somatics Clinical Somatic Educator. She has a private practice in Maplewood and NYC where she see clients privately and teaches Somatic Movement, yoga, workshops and classes as well as training and mentoring teachers. She is an adjunct professor at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. Gena’s career as a modern dancer included performing and teaching internationally as a member of the Trisha Brown Company. She has an MFA in Dance from NYU TISCH School of the Arts. www.emergesomatics.com

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Gina Cunningham

Having had a dedicated yoga practice since 1996, Gina Cunningham was initially attracted to the physical challenge of yoga.  Since then, she has been fortunate to practice and study with extraordinary teachers who have opened door after door to the broader benefits of yoga and mindfulness practices.  Over the years, her practice and teaching style has evolved to be dynamic and physically challenging; yet, infused with compassion, generosity and humor.  With the philosophy that we can do what we practice, Gina is endlessly fascinated by the simplicity and the power of mindful movement, breath awareness and meditation to create space,…

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John Henderson

John Henderson has been a meditator for over 25 years and a student of Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche’s since 2003. He translates his practice into his work as a business professional and entrepreneur with a focus on healthcare-related enterprises.

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Lester Strong

Lester Strong has studied Eastern philosophies and practiced meditation across four continents over the past 40 years. He has managed and taught in meditation centers in Boston, MA, Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC for twenty years. He also served as President and CEO of the Siddha Yoga Foundation, which serves yoga and meditation centers in 46 countries. Lester studied Judeo-Christian theology at Davidson College in North Carolina and the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta.

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Lori Dalvi

Lori Dalvi combines several modalities to help people awaken their authentic selves. Lori has been initiated into the lineage of the Q’ero Shamans of Peru by the Four Winds Society’s Healing the Light Body School and continues with their advanced trainings. She also holds certifications in Spiritual Response Technique (SRT) and New Paradigm Multi-Dimensional Transformation. Lori is currently training in Atma Buti Himalayan singing bowl sound healing and incorporates this powerful modality into in-person client sessions. Other work includes study in MedicineWay crystal healing and Dying Consciously Teacher Training. www.loridalvi.com

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Lucas Hall

With a lifelong passion for self-development, and the desire to help others become their best selves, Lucas Hall took the leap and travelled to Bali, Indonesia to study the teachings of Hatha yoga with renowned teachers Everett Newell & Katherine Girling (Zuna Yoga, zunayoga.com) Already a teacher of voice here in NYC and with a background in dance, Lucas’s skill set of body/mind conditioning and how to motivate and empower his students is one of his most enticing qualities as a yoga teacher. Lucas’s classes are accessible, effective and well rounded. Each class includes strong asana poses, focused breathing and…

Meenakshi Moses

Meenakshi began her study and practice of Yoga in NYC in 1985. She received Sivananda Yoga teacher certification in 1988 and Advanced Sivananda Yoga teacher certification in 1990. Meenakshi was a staff member of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers (ISYVC) from 1988 to 1994. During those years, in addition to general ashram work and life, Meenakshi taught the asana portion of the Sivananda Yoga Teachers Training course in India, New York and Uruguay. Having left the ashram to marry and raise a family, Meenakshi continues to practice and teach yoga in her community.

Mirabai Bush

Mirabai Bush is a Senior Fellow of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society and served as Executive Director until 2008. Under her direction, The Center introduced contemplative practices into education, law, business, environment leadership, philanthropy, the military, and social justice activism. She has been teaching workshops and courses on contemplative practice in life and work for 45 years, integrating her experience in organizational management, teaching, and consulting. She co-developed the curriculum for Search Inside Yourself for Google, the first program in mindfulness-based emotional intelligence; it has been attended by thousands of Google employees. A founding board member of the…

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MJ Watkins

As partner of NY Loves Yoga, MJ Watkins listens to students speak about why they come to yoga – stress relief, relaxation, finding peace internally and wellness. Her interest in and passion for Thomas Hanna Somatics, came after a back injury and loss of physical movement. She focuses on breath, the nervous system and regaining strength through movement to promote flexibility, health and mental relaxation.MJ’s training includes: RYT 300, Academy of Yoga & Meditation, India; E-RYT 200, Zuna Yoga, Tantra–Hatha; Reiki Level 1; Atma Buti Singing Bowls; Restorative Yoga; Yoga Nidra, ISHTA, NYC; Essential Somatics Movement, Martha Peterson, Radiant Child…

Robert Moses

Robert spent over 20 years with his teacher Swami Vishnu-devananda and then settled with his wife in Dublin, NH to raise three children. He continues his sadhana, practicing a synthesis of bhakti, karma, jnana and raja yoga as outlined by Swami Sivananda. Both he and his wife practice and teach Sivananda and Ashtanga yoga. He also co-publishes Namarupa: Categories of Indian Thought, with Eddie Stern and annually guides people on spiritual pilgrimages to India.

Tina LaGreca

Tina LaGreca has been studying with Reggie Ray since 2005 and is deeply grateful for the teachings and practices of this lineage.  Tina has taught high school, been in the performing arts and is now a psychotherapist in private practice in New York City.  She, along with her husband, Marty Enright, leads Dharma Ocean of New York.  Tina is inspired on the path by awareness of her mortality and a wish to face death and loss with courage, a longing to reduce unnecessary suffering, and the desire to be truly helpful to others. As Dilgo Kyentse once famously said, “Never forget…

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Trinle Dordje (Carlo Pani)

Born in Brussels, Belgium, Trinle Dorje began meditating in 1980 to help balance a busy career of teaching sports, relaxation techniques, and specialized life and business coaching. This work led him to accompany people who were at the end of their life, in particular those struggling with Alzheimers disease. During this time he started his work as a Dharma teacher, co-founding the Zen Center of Brussels Belgium. In 1986 he met and received teachings from Kalou Rinpoche and Lama Guendun Rinpoche; this transformed his life and led him to begin practicing Tibetan Buddhism. He embarked on his first 3 year,…

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Trish O'Gorman

Trish O’Gorman, also known as Ravi Kirtan, is a level 1 and 2 trained teacher of Kundalini yoga who has been teaching several classes a week, leading workshops and trainings, since 2005. Her first experience with Kundalini yoga was in 2004 and it was an experience of coming home. It resonated so deeply physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually, Ravi Kirtan knew she had found her dharma. Sharing this enormous body of work and its transformative power has become her purpose. A nurse by profession the science behind the teachings fascinate and compel Ravi Kirtan to keep learning and continuing on…

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Vedya Amrita Kaur

Vedya Amrita Kaur has taught Kundalini Yoga and Meditation for 15 years. She is an advocate for fostering diverse and inclusive environments in yoga. Vedya Amrita teaches through a Warrior’s paradigm all while nurturing students to unleash their powerful, joyous and graceful nature.  Her enthusiasm, open heart and neutrality holds a delightfully dynamic space for love and joy cultivating an experience you won’t want to miss.

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Cragsmoor, New York 12566
845.640.4593

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191 Cragsmoor Road Cragsmoor, New York 12566
845.640.4593

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